Deep Dive Series: THE COMING REVOLUTION IN DIGITAL MONEY, March 11, 2021

  • Hiromi Yamaoka: Former Director-General of the Bank of Japan’s Payment and Settlement Systems Department and an internationally-acknowledged authority on central bank digital currencies (CBDCs)
  • Sayuri Shirai: Professor of Economics, Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University and a former member of the Bank of Japan's Policy Board
  • Naoyoki Iwashita: Professor of monetary economics and FinTech in the graduate programme for public policy studies at Kyoto University and Advisor for the crypto-asset task force at the Financial Services Agency

Deep Dive Series - CLIMATE CHANGE – IS JAPAN CRISIS-READY?, February 24, 2021

  • Dr. Naoko Ishii: professor, executive vice president, and inaugurating Director of the Centre for Global Commons at the University of Tokyo and former Deputy Vice Minister of Finance of Japan
  • David J. Semaya: Executive Chairman and Representative Director of Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co. Ltd., Tokyo, and former Executive Chairman of Nikko Asset Management in London and Tokyo
  • Jesper Koll: Senior Advisor to fund management group WisdomTree and formerly Chief Strategist and Head of Research for US investment banks J.P. Morgan and Merrill Lynch.